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Anderson California Vacation Destination


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Anderson, California Vacation Destination

Elevation: 430 feet
Zip code: 96007
Land area: 6.4 square miles

Anderson is a scenic city that affords spectacular views of snow-capped mountains throughout the seasons. Warm and dry summers give way to cool winters in an outdoorsman's paradise. Fishing, boating, houseboating, hikes, camping and other outdoor activities are enjoyed all year long in Anderson.  Located in Shasta County, California, USA, approximately 10 miles south of Redding, Anderson is north of San Francisco and Sacramento, east of the California coastal cities such as Eureka, and west of the Lassen Volcanic National Forest.

There's no place on earth more welcoming for your vacation travel plans than Anderson, home to the California Welcome Center. At a beautiful facility in a shopping mall adjacent to Interstate Highway 5, you'll find fantastic displays, fish tanks filled with live fish that exemplify the local environment, artifacts and historical information from the rich Native American Indian heritage and maps, books, guides, gifts and everything tourists need to explore the great California north environs. Be sure to have your photo taken with a life size bronze grizzly bear. California Welcome Center, Anderson is located 10 miles south of Redding on Interstate 5; exit Deschutes Rd.

California Welcome Center, Anderson, 1699 Highway 273, Anderson, CA 96007. Call:  (530) 365-1180

The city is home to Anderson River Park, situated on the Sacramento River, but is best known for the Shasta District Fair. Throughout the year the Shasta District Fairgrounds host hundreds of events that include a favorite, the annual Shasta District Fair. Held annually the third week in June, the fair includes livestock exhibits, arts & crafts, a carnival, live entertainment, games, booths and delicious vendor foods. Over 100,000 people attend the five day fair. Shasta District Fairgrounds can meet your needs. Shasta District Fair, 1890 Briggs Street, Anderson CA 96007. Call: (530) 378-6789.

In addition to this special event,  Shasta District Fairgrounds, situated on 65 acres in a park like setting, is a focal point of the community. Hundreds of special events throughout the year include Crab Feeds, Car Shows, Demos, Bottle Collector Conventions, Home and Garden Shows, Sporting Shows and Conventions and more.

Shasta District Satellite Wagering Facility is also located on the fairgrounds. Satellite Horse Racing is featured year round in a climate controlled, no smoking facility. Call: (530) 378-6787.

The Shasta District Fair owns and operates the Shasta Raceway Park featuring stock car racing from March to October. Shasta Raceway Park is located at 1890 Briggs St.,
Anderson, CA. 96007 Ph: (530) 378-6789.

Note: California Welcome Centers are located in Anderson, Arcata, Auburn, Barstow, Los Angeles, Merced, Oceanside, Oxnard, Pismo Beach,  San Francisco, Santa Ana and Yucca Valley.


AmeriHost Inn Anderson

Anderson, CA

* Indoor Heated Pool * Whirlpool & Sauna * Exercise Facilities * Meeting Room * Whirlpool Suites Available * Complimentary Newspaper in Lobby * AAA Three Diamond Rated * Nonsmoking Rooms Available

Best Western Knights Inn

Anderson, CA

Outdoor pool, restaurant onsite, expanded cable with free HBO®, in-room coffee, hairdryer, iron and ironing board are just some of the standard amenities at the Best Western Knights Inn. We are conveniently located off Interstate 5 at the Central Anderson / Lassen Park Exit.